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Annual Education Conference


SCGC 6th Annual Education Conference

Friday, May 19th, 2023

Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa, CA

Registration Coming Soon!
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Annual Education Conference

SCGC 6th Annual Education Conference:
More details coming soon!
May 19th, 2023 | Hilton Orange County, Costa Mesa, CA

Registration Opens Soon!

Southern California Genetic Counselors (SCGC) invites you to join us for our 6th Annual Education Conference!


The 2023 SCGC Annual Education Conference is a full-day event that will be held on Friday, May 19th, 2023 at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa in Costa Mesa, CA. This event is intended for genetic counselors and genetics healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals from a variety of settings, including academic centers, private entities, major healthcare systems, community-based services, clinical laboratories, industry and research. The conference highlights and shares expertise of genetic professionals in Southern California while providing a venue for collaboration and networking of genetics professionals in our region.


The conference presentations will also be broadcast LIVE via Zoom for those who register to attend virtually!


Preliminary program coming soon!


Registration will open soon! We will send an email to all SCGC members and post on our social media when registration is available for the 2023 AEC. You will also have the option to register to attend virtually via Zoom Events.  


If you are registering without purchasing CEUs, please select the "Virtual Admission Only" ticket. If you are claiming CEUs, you must purchase the in-person or virtual ticket "with CEUs" and pay the CEU fee.  No refunds will be available.


Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, in-person and virtual conference admission is free to all registrants. 


Registration is required to attend. Please get your tickets early!

Continuing Education Units

This event is being submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for category 1 CEU approval. More information to come.

Venue and Parking

This year's conference will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, located in the heart of the Orange County business district.

Address: 3050 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

For directions, please visit the Hilton Orange County website by clicking HERE.

Parking: Coming soon


More information coming soon.

Research Poster & Platform Session

The research posters and platform submissions window will open soon for our 2024 Annual Education Conference. The purpose of this session is for genetic counseling students and genetic counselors to share their research work with attendees. Eligible research projects are capstone/thesis projects or other research projects involving genetic counselors that are being conducted in the Southern California area.


We ask that participants fill out the following two forms:

  1. Research Poster and Platform Presentation Proposal

  2. Conflict of Interest Form

COVID Policy*

  • More Information coming soon.


*Subject to change based local public health guidelines


Sponsorship Opportunities

This year’s conference has multiple opportunities for sponsorship. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please email

We could not put on this conference without the help of our generous sponsors! For all of our in-person attendees, be sure to check out all of this year's Sponsor booths to fill out your BlackOut Bingo Card! For our virtual attendees, head on over to the Virtual Expo and visit the SCGC Booth to download our Code Word game. Both in-person and virtual attendees who visit all our Sponsor booths will be eligible to win a prize!





Questions about our sponsors? Please email

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